Dr. Gwyneth Watrous

Gwyneth grew up on the East Coast in Philadelphia and New Jersey. After graduating from Eckerd College, she spent six months living in Kenya working with local veterinarians and milking cows. Gwyneth spent five summers working with Rural Area Veterinary Services doing high volume spay and neuter clinics on Aboriginal reservations. Her practice interests include all aspects of surgery especially soft tissue reconstruction and urogenital.

Picture of Dr. Gwyneth Watrous

Education and Special Qualifications

  • BS in Biochemistry from Eckerd College – May 2005
  • DVM from Iowa State University – May 2010
  • Rotating internship at Iowa Veterinary Referral Center – 2010/2011
  • Surgical internship at Veterinary Surgical Center – 2011/2012
  • Surgical internship at Veterinary Emergency Clinic and Referral Centre – 2012-2013 


Evaluating the biomechanics of 1.5 mm bone plates and their application for repair of radial fractures in small and miniature breed dogs. 


  • Xiong N,  Brewer MT,  Anderson KL,  Watrous GK,  Weeks KE,  Barnhill AE,  Day TA,  Kimber MJ,  Carlson SA.Beta-lactam antibiotics prevent Salmonella-mediated bovine encephalopathy regardless of the B-lactam resistance status of the bacteria.Vet J. 2012 Jun;192(3):535-7.

  • Rotational and Axial Pattern Flaps in a Cat for Wound Reconstruction Secondary to Urethral Rupture. JAAHA. Accepted for publication 7/17/2013. Primary Author